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Over 30 members of the European Economic and Social Committee, representing trade unions, employers and various civil society associations have recently travelled to 11 EU countries and Turkey to assess how these countries are coping with the influx of refugees.

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  • 29 Jan 2016 The refugee crisis at the heart of the EESC's concerns

    Over 30 members of the European Economic and Social Committee, representing trade unions, employers and various civil society associations have recently travelled to 11 EU countries and Turkey to assess how these countries are coping with the influx of refugees.

  • 28 Jan 2016 Opinion on energy efficiency labelling - Rapporteur: Mr Fatovic

    In the framework of the COP 21 conference, this opinion and the two others that the EESC adopted at the same time ((TEN/577 and TEN/578) call for a better use of low-carbon energies and a better balance between markets and regulation with the participation of consumers, as well as for an urgent solution to the obstacles to self-production.

  • 21 Jan 2016 Solidarity with the Tunisian Quartet

    Gabriele Bischoff welcomes the Tunisian Quartet at the EESC's plenary session.

  • 17 Dec 2015
    "Combating climate change: putting a price on carbon on the basis of economic and social criteria"

    On 5 December 2015, the Workers' Group of the EESC organised a conference in Paris on the margins of COP21 during which a study was presented on "Combating climate change: putting a price on carbon on the basis of economic and social criteria". This study was carried out by Syndex experts at the request of the Workers' Group.

  • 17 Dec 2015
    The European Agenda on Migration

    The document on a new agenda on EU migration published by the Commission should be considered as one of the most important documents of recent EU history regarding the establishment of a minimum common migration policy, for economic as well as for international protection reasons.

  • 17 Dec 2015
    How fit is EU legislation for the digital age?

    The Workers' Group of the European Economic and Social Committee organised a High Level Seminar on "How fit is EU legislation for the digital age?"

  • 21 Oct 2015 The completion of the EMU

    Today the European Commission announces measures aiming to step up the integration of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), without changes to the treaties.

  • 30 Sep 2015
    Numerous members of the Workers' Groups were present at the ETUC Congress
    Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation

    Numerous members of the Workers' Group took part in the Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation.

  • 14 Sep 2015
    left to right: R. Coumont, F.Wyckmans, G. Dassis, A. Demelenne, X. Verboven, B. Noël
    A delegation from the three Belgian trade unions visits the EESC

    On 14 September 2015, a delegation of trade unionists from the three Belgian unions - FGTB, CSC and CGSLB - visited the EESC.

     

     

  • 1 Sep 2015
    “Work accomplished”

    «Work accomplished» is a visual representation of the activities of the Workers' Group at the European Economic and Social Committee during the 2010-2015 term of office.

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